20 Canadian Poets Take On the World
Elegant, provocative and inventive translations made by many of Canada’s greatest and most accomplished contemporary poets! In this multilingual anthology you can check the English versions against the original Dutch, French, Galician, German, Hungarian, Greek, Korean, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish. The anthology also includes one selection of English poetry translated into French, and one into QR Code.
Critically-acclaimed and prize-winning Canadian poets featured are Oana Avasilichioaei, Ken Babstock, Christian Bok, Dionne Brand, Nicole Brossard, Barry Callaghan, George Elliot Clarke, Geoffrey Cook, Christopher Doda, Rishma Dunlop, Steven Heighton, Andrea Jarmai, Evan Jones, Sonnet L’Abbe, A.F. Moritz, Erin Moure, Goran Simic, Priscila Uppal, Paul Vermeersch, and Darren Wershler, translating the works of Novel laureates, classic favourites, and more.
Edited by Griffin Poetry Prize shortlisted author Priscila Uppal, this anthology contains only one warning: you might just want to try your hand at translating yourself!
(Exile Editions, 2009)
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“There is a lot of pleasure to be gained from this anthology…it is the lesser known figures who catch the eye in this book.”
–Ian Pople, The Manchester Review
“[F]ascinating and informative…much to choose from in this anthology.”
–Inkslinger, The Overdecorated Bookcase